Submission: Welcoming Students with Disabilities at UCSC

Dear Students of UCSC, This letter is addressed to everyone who holds misconceptions about or is unaware of the needs of students with disabilities. Over...

SUBMISSION: When Does CAPS help? Most of the Time

By Gary Dunn, Ph.D. CAPS Director I would like to thank Grace Shefcik for her thoughtful piece about possible areas for improvement in our Counseling and Psychological...

SUBMISSION: Engaging Education Calls for Chancellor’s Match

Engaging Education (e2) is a student-initiated center that creates programs for student from underrepresented and under resourced communities. We, the students, made a commitment...

Open Letter From Kappa Zeta Sorority

An open letter to the UC Santa Cruz Community: The sisters of Kappa Zeta sorority extend their most deeply felt apologies to the entire UCSC...

An open letter to the following Greek organizations from MEChA de UC Santa Cruz

An open letter to the following Greek organizations from MEChA de UC Santa Cruz:  Kappa Zeta, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Sigma Phi Zeta and Lambda Phi Epsilon We,...

To the Administrator of the Free & For Sale UCSC Page, the original poster...

We, the Student Alliance of North American Indians (SANAI), promote the representation of indigenous students at UCSC by providing academic, political and social support to ultimately create a visible community of indigenous students and allies. In response to recent events on social media concerning the intent to sell a handmade headdress we are writing to ask for all involved parties to sincerely apologize and educate themselves on cultural appropriation, insensitivity, and stereotypes.

American Propaganda and American Sniper

The Oscars were last month. Though the nominees this year were more white and male than usual, one of a handful of moments gave...

Submission: Massive Library Consolidation Without Consultation

By Professor Emeritus Michael Nauenberg, UCSC Physics In your article entitled “Library Purges Print Collection” in the April 21 issue of City On A Hill...

Message from UCSC Police Chief

PSA from UCSC Police Department Chief Nader Oweis: Halloween is a holiday about glorifying all things spooky, but the scariest thing is how quickly the...

A Letter in Response to MEChA de UCSC’s Open Letter to Multiple Greek Organizations

We would like to begin with acknowledging the legitimacy of MEChA’s concerns. Cultural appropriation is problematic, and any actions and photos taken in reference...